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    Utils to define react redux reducer/action in typescript.

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    Now FSA compliant

    For breaking changes you can take look CHANGELOG


    # npm 
    npm install --save redux-ts
    # yarn 
    yarn add redux-ts



    This is all in one reference implementation of redux-ts library. You can enhance that solution depend on your needs.

    import { StoreBuilder, ReducerBuilder } from 'redux-ts'
    // Define reducer state
    type LayoutState = { isDark: boolean }
    // Define store state
    type StoreState = { layout: LayoutState }
    // Define action
    const switchTheme = createAction('switchTheme')
    // Build reducer
    const layoutReducer = new ReducerBuilder<LayoutState>()
      .handle(switchTheme, (state, action) => {
        const isDark = !state.layout.isDark
        return { ...state, isDark }
    // Build store
    export const { mapStoreToProps, connected, } = new StoreBuilder<StoreState>()
      .withReducerBuildersMap({ layout: layoutReducer })
      .withDevTools() // enable chrome devtools
    import React from 'react'
    import { mapDispatchToProps } from 'redux-ts'
    import { connected, mapStoreToProps, store } from './store'
    // Map store to component props
    const storeProps = mapStoreToProps(store => ({
      theme: store.layout.isDark ? 'dark' : 'light',
    // Pass action object to create dispatchable func. (aka. bindActionCreators)
    const dispatchProps = mapDispatchToProps({ switchTheme })
    // Connect component
    const ConnectedMain = connected(storeProps, dispatchProps)(
      ({ theme, switchTheme }) => (
          <span>Current theme: {theme}</span>
          <button onClick={switchTheme}>Switch theme</button>
    // Connect store
    const Root: React.FC = props => (
      <Provider store={store}>
        <ConnectedMain />
    ReactDOM.render(<Root />, document.getElementById('app'))

    Use case (connected-react-router)

    This is sample usage of connected-react-router with redux-ts

    import { StoreBuilder } from 'redux-ts'
    import { createBrowserHistory } from 'history'
    import { connectRouter, routerMiddleware } from 'connected-react-router'
    export const history = createBrowserHistory()
    const routerReducer = connectRouter(history)
    export const store = new StoreBuilder<StoreState>()
      .withReducer('router', routerReducer)
      .withDevTools() // enable chrome devtools
    import { Provider } from 'react-redux'
    import { Route, Switch } from 'react-router'
    import { ConnectedRouter } from 'connected-react-router'
    import { history, store } from './store'
      <Provider store={store}>
        <ConnectedRouter history={history}>
            <Route exact path="/" render={() => <div>Match</div>} />
            <Route render={() => <div>Miss</div>} />

    Using react-ts


    Create redux store with builder pattern.

    import { StoreBuilder } from 'redux-ts'
    import { authReducer } from './reducers/authReducer'
    export const { connected, mapStoreToProps, } = new StoreBuilder<StoreState>()
      .withReducer("auth", authReducer)
    • As generic parameter, it requires store state type in order to match given reducers and the state.
    • Any number of middleware, enhancer or reducer can be used to build the state.
    • mapStoreToProps is a dummy method that returns passed parameter again. This method can be used to map store object to props which are consumed from connected components. Return type is MapStateToPropsParam which is compatible with connect.
    • connected function is also another dummy function that wraps original connect function but with implicit type resolution support. Problem with original one, when you connect your component with connect method, it is trying to resolve typing by matching signature you passed as parameters to connect (mapStateToProps, mapDispatchToProps) and component own properties. If you are using explicit typing mostly, it is totally fine to use original one. But if you are expecting implicit type resolution, original connect is failing and resolving inner component type as never.


    Action declaration can be done with createAction function which takes action name as parameter and payload type as generic type. Each action should have unique identifier which is first parameter of createAction function. You can also define your metadata type and pass to generic type as second argument.

    import { createAction } from 'redux-ts'
    type LoginPayload = { username: string; password: string }
    type SetTokenPayload = { token?: string }
    type TokenMeta = { createdAt: Date }
    export const Login = createAction<LoginPayload>('Login')
    export const Logout = createAction('Logout')
    export const SetToken = createAction<SetTokenPayload, TokenMeta>('SetToken')
    • Return value of createAction function is action creator function that takes payload and metadata objects as parameters.
    • Return value of action creator function is plain js object that have payload, meta and type fields which is proposed for FSA.


    Reducers are consumer functions that consumes actions and change application state. Difference from original redux implementation in redux-ts, reducers can also dispatch another action asynchronously. Each reducer method should return state value even it doesn't change it. Async dispatch operations will be handled after original dispatch cycle is finished.

    import { ReducerBuilder } from 'redux-ts'
    import { Login, Logout, SetToken } from '../actions'
    import { push } from 'connected-react-router'
    const tokenKey = 'auth'
    type AuthState = { token?: string }
    export const authReducer = new ReducerBuilder<AuthState>()
      // Initial value of sub state
        token: localStorage.getItem(tokenKey) || undefined,
      // Handle SetToken action
      .handle(SetToken, (state, action) => {
        const { token } = action.payload
        if (token) {
          // If token is valid, persist it on local storage
          localStorage.setItem(tokenKey, token)
        } else {
          // Otherwise remove from local storage
        return { ...state, token }
      // Handle Logout action
      .handle(Logout, (state, action, dispatch) => {
        dispatch(SetToken({ token: undefined })) // First clear token
        dispatch(push('/dashboard')) // Then navigate to home page, it should redirect to login page
        return state // Return state even there is no change
      // Handle Login action
      .handle(Login, (state, action, dispatch) => {
        const { username, password } = action.payload
        // Request to login
          .then(x => x.json())
          .then(data => {
            // If valid, store token and navigate to home page
        return state


    connect method is part of react-redux library that allows you to connect your react components with redux store.

    You can use connected method for implicit type resolution.

    import * as React from 'react'
    import { mapDispatchToProps } from 'redux-ts'
    import { store } from '../store'
    import { ChangeTheme } from '../actions/layout.actions'
    import { Logout } from '../actions/auth.actions'
    const { mapStoreToProps, connected } = store
    // Map store object to component props
    const storeProps = mapStoreToProps(store => ({
    // Map actions to component props
    const dispatchProps = mapDispatchToProps({
    export const Layout = connected(storeProps, dispatchProps)(({
      children,     // standard react prop
      useDarkTheme, // mapped store prop
      Logout,       // mapped action prop
      ChangeTheme   // mapped action prop
      }) => {
        const appBarRightElement = (
              label={useDarkTheme'dark' : 'light'}
            <FlatButton onClick={Logout} label="logout" />
        return (
            <AppBar iconElementRight={appBarRightElement}/>


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